Tag Archives: PURLs

Migration of purlz.org

The PURL Open Source Software community site at purlz.org has been migrated from Zepheira’s servers to Google Code.  Accordingly, the mailing lists hosted at purlz.org are also migrating to a Google Group. The purlz.org DNS domain will redirect to the Google Code site.  The new Google Group that replaces the mailing lists is:  http://groups.google.com/group/persistenturls. Please subscribe! […]

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Zepheira to Upgrade and Host US GPO PURLs

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has announced the development and hosting of new Persistent URL (PURL) architecture by Zepheira.

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PURL Federation Development Effort

The National Center for Biomedical Ontology and Zepheira are pleased to announce work on a PURL Federation. A PURL Federation will allow multiple PURL service operators to cooperate in PURL resolutions, covering for each other in the case of service outages and allowing the persistent resolution of PURLs as funding levels and organizational details change with time.

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OCLC Launches new PURL server built by Zepheira

On July 27, 2009 Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) upgraded their PURL server to a new open source platform built by Zepheira. OCLC’s upgrade reflects their continued support to provide persistent, stable World Wide Web (WWW) addresses for the international library and education community, government, business, and non-profit organizations, and private citizens. OCLC’s PURL server currently resolves approximately two million PURLs per day.

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PURL Server version 1.5 Released

PURL Server version 1.5 has been released and is recommended for all PURL server operators.

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Persistent URL (PURL) Server version 1.4 Released

The PURLZ Persistent URL Server version 1.4 is now available. See the PURLZ Downloads area to get your copy now. This release improves handling of URLs with query strings and special characters. It is recommended for immediate use by all PURL server operators. PURLs are Web addresses or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) that act as […]

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PURL Legacy Loader Now Open Source

A legacy loader is available to take old OCLC version 1 Persistent URL (PURL) database dumps and upload PURLs into the new project‘s RESTful API. This is not production code, but is provided in the hope that it may be useful to operators of old PURL servers wishing to migrate to a more modern PURL server. […]

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Persistent URL (PURL) Server version 1.3 Released

The PURLZ Persistent URL Server version 1.2 is now available. See the PURLZ Downloads area to get your copy now. PURLs are Web addresses or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) that act as permanent identifiers in the face of a dynamic and changing Web infrastructure. This capability provides continuity of references to network resources that may […]

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PURLZ Server version 1.2 released.

The PURLZ Persistent URL Server version 1.2 is now available. See the PURLZ Downloads area to get your copy now. PURLs are Web addresses or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) that act as permanent identifiers in the face of a dynamic and changing Web infrastructure. This capability provides continuity of references to network resources that may […]

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CSC Releases Digital Disruptions Report; Names Zepheira

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC ) has released their landmark new report, Digital Disruptions: Technology Innovations Powering 21st Century Business. CSC’s entire 94-page, 7.5 MB report (PDF) are available on the Web. Zepheira’s work on the re-architecture and re-implementation of Persistent URLs (PURLs) and subsequent release of the source code as an Open Source project and community were highlighted […]

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